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SCHEDULING STATUS:
Unscheduled.

PROPRIETARY NAME
(and dosage form):

STAALDRUPPELS

COMPOSITION:
Each 20 mL contains 3,00 g
ferric chloride.

PHARMACOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION:
A 8.3 Erythropoietics.

PHARMACOLOGICAL ACTION:
Erythropoietic and styptic.

INDICATIONS:
Staaldruppels may be used for iron deficiency anaemias. It is also effective in stopping bleeding resulting from minor cuts and wounds.

CONTRA-INDICATIONS:
Patients with abdominal ailments, haemochromatosis and those suffering from liver damage.

WARNING:
This product diminishes the absorption of tetracyclines when given concomitantly.

DOSAGE AND DIRECTIONS FOR USE:
10 - 15 drops (10 mL) in a wine glassful of water three times daily.

As a styptic for cuts and wounds:
Apply a few drops over the wound.

SIDE-EFFECTS AND SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS:
These are usually rare and if they do occur they may take the form of gastro-intestinal discomfort, diarrhoea and vomiting.

KNOWN SYMPTOMS OF OVERDOSAGE AND PARTICULARS OF ITS TREATMENT:
Induce emesis, followed by gastric lavage with a 1% solution of sodium bicarbonate.

IDENTIFICATION:
Clear, yellowish-brown solution.

PRESENTATION:
Bottles of 20 mL.

STORAGE INSTRUCTIONS:
Store below 25°C.
Keep container tightly closed.
KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN.

APPLICATION NUMBER:
H836 (Act/Wet 101/1965).

NAME AND BUSINESS ADDRESS OF APPLICANT:
Lennon Limited
7 Fairclough Road
Port Elizabeth 6001

DATE OF PUBLICATION OF THIS PACKAGE INSERT:
4.4.1985 K59A
KOHLER C&P P.E.

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